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Sterling, Dorothy 1913-2008

Overview
Works: 100 works in 349 publications in 8 languages and 18,667 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography  Sources  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Composer, Donor
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Most widely held works about Dorothy Sterling
 
Most widely held works by Dorothy Sterling
Freedom train; the story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

25 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of one of the most famous conductors in the Underground Railroad
We are your sisters : Black women in the nineteenth century by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 1000 oral interviews with American black women who lived between 1800 and the 1880s
Black foremothers : three lives by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Ellen Craft: the valiant journey -- 2. Ida B. Wells: voice of a people -- 3. Mary Church Terrell: ninty years for freedom
Ahead of her time : Abby Kelley and the politics of antislavery by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Abby Kelly, who in preCivil War America fought to eliminate slavery and racism
The Trouble they seen : Black people tell the story of Reconstruction by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary history of black people in America during the Reconstruction period, as evidenced in letters, newspaper accounts, diaries, official documents, and other original sources
Tear down the walls! : a history of the American civil rights movement by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the development of the movement from slavery to black power
Lift every voice; the lives of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary Church Terrell, and James Weldon Johnson by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short biographies of four black leaders whose beliefs and achievements are important in the history of black Americans
The making of an Afro-American: Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885 by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Father of Black Nationalism in America and his career as doctor, journalist, explorer, U. S. Army major and official during Reconstruction
Speak out in thunder tones : letters and other writings by Black northerners, 1787-1865 by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, newspaper articles and editorials, and extracts from diaries and autobiographies by free Black northerners from the end of the Revolutionary War to the end of the Civil War
Forever free, the story of the Emancipation Proclamation by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and Polish and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events leading up to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation that freed over four million slaves in the United States
Mary Jane by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in 6 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Jane, a Negro high school student in the Deep South, is chosen as one of two non-white students for a newly integrated school ... At first she bitterly resents the role of ambassador, but slowly becomes less defensive and forms a sound relationship with her classmates based on genuine compatability
Captain of the Planter : the story of Robert Smalls by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Smalls, born a slave in Beaufort, South Carolina, grew up to become the best pilot in Charleston until Fort Sumter fell. Then he decided to take the paddle-wheel steamer, the "Planter," over to the Northern forces and free himself and his family. Thereafter he became a man who fought for freedom in the United States Army, and later went to Congress and worked through the hopes and disillusionment of Reconstruction. (Publisher)
The story of mosses, ferns and mushrooms by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various species of mosses, ferns and mushrooms, how they grow and reproduce
Lucretia Mott, gentle warrior by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of the leaders of the abolitionist and woman's rights movements
Fall is here! by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple terms what birds and animals do and what happens to plants and trees in the fall of the year
The outer lands : a natural history guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caterpillars by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on how to catch and raise a caterpillar
The story of caves by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of cave formation, and the different kinds of plant and animal life found in caves
Insects and the homes they build by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of insects and the different kids of homes they build from a variety of materials - silk, mud, paper, wax, plants, etc
Wall Street; the story of the stock exchange by Dorothy Sterling( Book )

5 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ahead of her time : Abby Kelley and the politics of antislavery
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We are your sisters : Black women in the nineteenth centuryBlack foremothers : three livesAhead of her time : Abby Kelley and the politics of antislaveryThe making of an Afro-American: Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885Speak out in thunder tones : letters and other writings by Black northerners, 1787-1865Lucretia Mott, gentle warriorThe outer lands : a natural history guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island
Alternative Names
Dannenberg, Dorothy 1913-2008

Dorothy Sterling Amerikaans historica (1913-2008)

Dorothy Sterling écrivaine américaine

Dorothy Sterling escriptora estatunidenca

Dorothy Sterling escritora estadounidense

Sterling, D. 1913-2008

Sterling Dorotė

Sterlinga, Dorotija, 1913-2008

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